As a professor in computer science and engineering, Rohini is specialized in the areas of artificial intelligence, multimedia information retrieval, computational linguistics. She gave valuable insights into multilingual text mining.
With the exponential rise in the use of social media throughout the world, there is a compelling need for efficient and flexible approaches to multilingual natural processing technology. Traditional approaches involving multiphase syntactic and syntactic processing do not scale up for this new environment that reflects phenomena such as ad-hoc transliteration schemes and code-switching. Her pantalk presented various techniques for mining multilingual social media, or “ worldspeak ” as we refer to it.
Rohini Srihari's Bio: https://cedar.buffalo.edu/~rohini/